OMFE 505: Economics for Social Entrepreneurship

2009-08-13 -

Title & Meeting Time Corrected.

Synonym:

63487 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jeffrey Rosen

Credits:

2

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2009

Meeting Schedule:

Fri 9/11 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Fri 10/2 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Fri 10/23 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Fri 11/20 (1:00PM-4:59PM)
Fri 12/11 (1:00PM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Finance & Economics
Section A: Required of and restricted to first year O&M weekend MBA students.
Prerequisite: Students must be proficient in basic Excel prior to this course.

This course provides students with a historical background and current application tools of neo-classical and business economic principles. The course focuses on the linked emerging disciplines of social entrepreneurship and social capital marketplace development, within a sustainable business model framework. The class prepares students for applying traditional business management tools to the social purpose firm in order to better understand the challenges and opportunities associated with the current generation of sustainable business models. Students may do additional readings and discussions, field or research projects, or case study analysis on-line. Students should check the course site on Sakai for on-line assignments that may begin prior to the first class meeting.